Summer will kick off early when the LIMU Experience returns to Arlington, Texas for LIMU LIVE! on May 20. LIMU Nation will be presented with a day of highly influential speakers, opportunities for once-in-a-lifetime prizes and game-changing training at the Arlington Convention Center. With the vacation season on deck, it’s the perfect opportunity to mix business with pleasure and make a weekend of it to experience the local flavor and adventures around this wonderful city.
Need ideas? We have a few things in mind, so here’s our 10 favorite things to do in Arlington!
AT&T Stadium is not only the home of the Dallas Cowboys, it’s also a museum-quality art museum and classroom. Known as the world’s largest domed structure, the AT&T Stadium has an endless list of activities and daily tours open to families and people of all ages, including self-guided and VIP-guided art tours, educational.
As one of the most popular stops in the area for antique enthusiasts, Cooper Street Antique Mall is a one-of-a-kind shopping center made up of multiple antique dealers. Inside the mall you’ll find an endless variety of items, including furniture, novelties and it’s very own tearoom.
Six Flags Over Texas offers thrilling roller coasters, smaller rides for toddlers, live shows and on-site restaurants. Meanwhile, Hurricane Harbor is one of the most popular water parks in the state of Texas, with rides such as the Wahoo Racer, a two-tier, multi-lane water slide that is the only one of its type in the world. You’ll also find others like the six-story drop of the Geronimo and the 40-foot waves of the Tsunami Surge. Together, these parks have something for everyone!
4. A+AH @ UTA
The 4,900 square foot Art + Art History gallery features exhibitions, lectures, screenings and publications created by visiting artists, faculty and students. It’s aimed at supporting the production of new art by local, national and international artists. Best of all, it is free to enter and open to everyone!
The stadium is the famous home of Major League Baseball’s Texas Rangers. It has been around for more than 20 years and has hosted two World Series Championships and an MLB All-Star Game. Visitors can participate in regularly scheduled tours of the batting cages, press box, suites and more.
The Planetarium at UT-Arlington is a highly recognized educational resource, activity space and event venue. It also includes the College of Science with nearly 3,000 participating students. The planetarium is open to people of all ages for live shows, star-gazing, school trips and private events. Popular public shows now playing include, Astronaunt, One World, One Sky: Big Bird’s Adventure, Phantom of the Universe and Pink Floyd.
Levitt Pavilion Arlington, is one of the must-see spots for families and friends of all ages to enjoy countless nights of free music. The Levitt Pavilion provides live performances with a packed concert calendar that includes artists from all around the world as well as local acts. From jazz to Latin rhythms, country, indie rock and music for children.
The Science Center is headed by the River Legacy Foundation which provides a sustainably designed Nature Center with various exciting exhibits, classes and public programs within its 12,000 square foot space. Guests often visit the aquariums, terrariums, wildlife, interactive environmental exhibits, nature trails, river overlooks, picnic areas and playground. You can also enjoy 8 miles of paved hike and bike trails, a 10-mile mountain bike trail, plus canoeing!
One of the premier spots in the Arlington area for dining out and exploring different shops is Arlington Highlands. With over 25 places to eat, more than 50 stores, movie theater and tons of exciting things to do. The stores include items of all kinds including clothing, electronics and specialty shops, along with dining options like steaks, wings, sushi and countless more. This is the ideal locale for anyone looking to enjoy time with friends or family while in town!
Have fun and workout! Rock-climbing provides stamina and strength training, and with more than 16,000-square-feet of space, Dyno-Rock features walls that accommodate different skill levels and preferences. They also offer discounted group rates, so round up your team and try something new!